Weird Al Is A Walking Party

It’s easy to dismiss Weird Al as a novelty act. But the reality is that he has remained relevant – and immensely popular – for decades. The new podcast "Edge of Fame" asks how did he do it?

30:25Feb 22, 2018
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Ava DuVernay Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Ava DuVernay is reshaping Hollywood. In this premiere episode, Geoff Edgers follows DuVernay as she put the finishing touches on "A Wrinkle In Time". They talk about her childhood, #MeToo and Oprah.

31:43Feb 15, 2018
Norm Macdonald seen at KAABOO 2017 at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in San Diego, Calif. (Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Norm Macdonald Doesn’t Like Endings

In our preview episode of the new podcast "Edge of Fame", Geoff Edgers follows comedian and former SNL star Norm Macdonald on his road to reinvention. Join them as they hang out backstage, talk about the original “fake news,” and lose a few grand on the Portland Trailblazers.

28:03Jan 25, 2018
ZipRecruiter: Job Search - Millions of Jobs Hiring Near You

An exploration of the life that happens before, behind, and beyond the spotlight. Host Geoff Edgers paints intimate, sound-rich, and surprising portraits of some of the most creative people in the world. The first season includes: Norm Macdonald, Ava Duvernay, Ms. Pat, Hanson and David Letterman. A collaboration between WBUR and The Washington Post.